Charles H. DeLacey

Charles H. DeLacey

San Francisco, California
Charles H. DeLacey provides discreet and skillful advocacy for clients facing divorce or post-divorce litigation throughout Northern California. Charles represents clients in cases involving business ownership interests, venture capital investments, real estate, stock options and RSU holdings, and other sophisticated financial issues. Such cases often involve complex asset valuation and division issues coupled with more complicated spousal and child support issues. He also represents clients negotiating pre- and post-marital agreements to protect and divide estates for marital or estate planning purposes.  Charles frequently coordinates teams of forensic accountants, business and real estate valuation professionals, and mental health professionals as needed to achieve his clients' financial or child custody objectives.

While Charles settles most of his dissolution cases, he is also a highly talented trial attorney.  Charles completed his first trial in 1994 and has been involved in complex trials each year since.  His willingness and ability to take issues to trial greatly benefits his clients while in the settlement stage of cases.  Charles represents clients in mediations, arbitrations, private judge proceedings, and court trials in all Bay Area counties.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • California Board of Legal Specialization — Family Law, California State Bar

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1996


  • Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon - J.D.

Honors and Awards

  • Years Selected to the Super Lawyers List, 2010 - 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Fellow
  • CalCPA Family Law and Business Valuation Sections, Member
  • San Francisco County Bar Association, Member
  • Marin County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • California Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Specialist
  • Super Lawyers, Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA